Local Drive-Ins, Diners & Dives

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     This section is partially complete. Pictures are needed for places such as the Union Bar, Steak
     'n Stein, Katsamps, Adornetto's on 9th St., Matts Tavern, the Elmhurst and all the other places we
     used to go to enjoy our pastimes.

 

Under Construction

 


Flood's Bar and Grill

         

  Photos from the 1940s of Flood's Bar. Pictured on the right is Patrick Flood standing with his dad outside the bar.             

    

                                    

Flood's drink menu and photos are from the mid-1940s. Can anyone imagine a Martini for 25 cents? And how about a shot of Old Quaker for 10 cents?

For old time movie buffs who might recall the 1945 movie The Lost Weekend, when Ray Milland went on his weekend bender with only a few dollars in his pocket, it's not hard to imagine how blasted he could get at these prices.

 

                                               

                                                                                              Times Recorder, April 3, 1989                            

 


    East End Cafe

 

 

 

                                                                                     

                                               Some patrons enjoying a libation at the EAST END CAFE (October, 2010)

 


Cozy Corner Cafe                   

                                        

                                                     Tom & Dixie with John Toth (ZHS 1954) at the COZY CORNER (October, 2010)

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